Remote Upper Amazon Peru Expedition Cruise - P6 of 6

Our Peruvian naturalist guides were fantastic: Hulbert Paredes, Juan Tejeda and Edgar Vascones


Freddy Avalos was our expedition leader. He was an excellent organizer, presenter and naturalist.


Darren Irwin was our study leader from the University of British Columbia. He talked about biodiversity in the Amazon, colour in birds, and bird song and gave us lots to think about and apply to our observations.


Darren kayaking and spotting birds


Many went kayaking and had a good workout on 28 February 2018


Allison Silva was one of three skiff drivers who drove us up and down rivers, creeks and lakes, keeping us safe. We covered 290 km on our daily skiff excursions.


Our guides did an excellent job of explaining about natural history in the Peruvian Amazon


Three friendly girls greeted us at Paranapura Village.


School children at Agosto Village sang for us and told us about themselves


These girls gave us flowers and were very friendly at Agosto Village.


Gathering on the upper deck for wildlife viewing and photography.


We visited the Manatee Rescue Centre in Iquitos and learned about about what's happening to Manatees. 24 February 2018.


This is the check-in point for The Reserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria. We enjoying seeing lots of wildlife. 27-28 February 2018.


Our final excursion was to the Pilpintuwasi Butterfly and Rescue Centre. CLICK FOR VIDEO: Uakari Monkey and Woolly Monkey at the  Centre on 3 March 2018


 The centre does good work taking care of and rehabilitating rescued and orphaned animals. More information here:


Hope you enjoyed the trip